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Auction 190, Lot 568

"L'Impero della Persia Diviso ne suoi Stati", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1784 (dated)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo

Color: Hand Color

16 x 12.3 inches
40.6 x 31.2 cm
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A delicately engraved map of Iran showing the Persian Gulf and a bit of Iraq. Baghdad is at the left of the map and Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kurdistan are named. It is well-detailed with topography, political divisions and scores of towns. An attractive landscape cartouche fills the upper right. Engraved by G. Pitteri.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.ZAT-1, Vol 4 #4.

Condition: A

Contemporary color on a bright sheet of paper with the watermark of three crescent moons and a hint of toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $200 - $230


Closed on 11/16/2022